Shereena Qazi

Shereena Qazi

Shereena Qazi is an online news and features writer with Al Jazeera English. She covers war and conflict, politics and development in South Asia. She has reported from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal, amongst others.

Coronavirus pandemic

Anguish as Sri Lanka forces Muslims to cremate COVID-19 victims

Rights group and activists accuse gov't of forcing cremation of Muslim COVID-19 victims in disregard to WHO guidelines.

Anguish as Sri Lanka forces Muslims to cremate COVID-19 victims

Afghanistan

US-Taliban deal raises hopes for Afghan prisoners

Al Jazeera spoke to some of the inmates whose names are on the list of Taliban prisoners slated to be released.

US-Taliban deal raises hopes for Afghan prisoners

Afghanistan

Afghanistan plunges into a new crisis, what next?

The parallel inaugurations by Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah pose a challenge to intra-Afghan talks, analysts say.

Afghanistan plunges into a new crisis, what next?

Afghanistan

Who is Afghanistan's Abdullah Abdullah?

The Afghan leader has thrice been contender for the presidency since democracy was introduced in 2004.

Who is Afghanistan's Abdullah Abdullah?

Afghanistan

Ghani sworn in as Afghan president, rival holds own inauguration

President-elect Ashraf Ghani and his rival Abdullah Abdullah take separate oaths as US mediation efforts fail.

Ghani sworn in as Afghan president, rival holds own inauguration

Afghanistan

Will the Ghani-Abdullah rivalry undermine Afghan peace process?

Abdullah rejects presidential results at a time Kabul is to take part in intra-Afghan talks to end the conflict.

Will the Ghani-Abdullah rivalry undermine Afghan peace process?

Afghanistan

'Hard to trust': Afghans sceptical of US-Taliban agreement

As the US and the Taliban reach an agreement, questions loom over fate of women's rights in Afghanistan.

'Hard to trust': Afghans sceptical of US-Taliban agreement

Afghanistan

US war in Afghanistan: From 2001 invasion to 2020 agreement

The Taliban and the US sign agreement seen as a step towards ending Washington's longest war.

US war in Afghanistan: From 2001 invasion to 2020 agreement

Afghanistan

Afghanistan's Taliban, US sign agreement aimed at ending war

Agreement signed in Qatar's capital, Doha, could result in US troops leaving Afghanistan within 14 months.

Afghanistan's Taliban, US sign agreement aimed at ending war

Afghanistan

US, Taliban to sign deal aimed at bringing peace to Afghanistan

Signing ceremony in Qatar hoped to set stage for US troop withdrawal and intra-Afghan talks to decide country's future.

US, Taliban to sign deal aimed at bringing peace to Afghanistan

Afghanistan

'Imagine peace': Reduction in violence offers hope to Afghans

Cautious welcome but also celebrations after agreement between the Taliban, Afghan and US forces.

'Imagine peace': Reduction in violence offers hope to Afghans

Afghanistan

US-Taliban truce begins, raising hopes of peace deal

US-led forces, Kabul forces and Taliban fighters will observe a seven-day period of reduced violence, officials say.

US-Taliban truce begins, raising hopes of peace deal